Thursday, August 12
Dine and Drag Watch Party with Silky Nutmeg Ganache
At 7 p.m., ReBar presents a RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 6 Dine ’N Drag watch party. Hosted by local artists Blackberri and Hu’Nee B, the show features a special appearance by RuPaul’s Drag Race star Silky Nutmeg Ganache and performances by Mistress Isabelle-Brooks, Amaya Jackson Ross, and ONDI. Following the show, there will be a meet-and-greet with Silky.
At 10 p.m., head over to BUDDY’S Houston for Noche Latinx. DJ Uri is on the turntables for a night of Latin hits from all over the world.
At 11 p.m., local drag artist Luna of the Lillies hosts Kinky Queens at Ripcord. The event features performances by Persephone, Rudolph Khalo, Paprika Cherry, Alyanna Ivy Bones, and an electric simulation demo.
Friday, August 13
Coming Out Together
At 7 p.m., HRC Houston hosts Coming Out Together, a socially conscious summer gathering at JR’s Bar & Grill. You can order the H-Town HRC Cocktail and JR’s will donate $1.00 to HRC Houston. Happy Hour prices are also available to HRC members, and karaoke starts at 9 p.m.
Kayla’s Doll House
At 10:30 p.m., head over to Papi’s Houston for Kayla’s Doll House, a showcase of drag performer Kayla Monroe’s dolls—Aviah D. Crawford, Euphoria Monroe, and Becky La Barbie, along with other weekly rotating guests. Reservations are recommended, so make one here.
At 11 p.m., local DJ Shante performs at Pearl Bar. There is no cover for this event, and Shante will be on the turntables all night.
Saturday, August 14
GLBT Political Caucus Candidate Endorsement Meeting
At 9:30 a.m., the Houston GLBT Political Caucus will conduct this year’s General Election Endorsement Meeting via Zoom. During the meeting, members vote on the candidates that will be endorsed on the November ballot. This meeting is open to all, but only those who obtained a Caucus membership prior to July 14 can vote.
At 11 a.m., local nonbinary artist Crystal Murley hosts Montrose Makers Market, an art market featuring local LGBTQ vendors. The event takes place in the South Beach parking lot, and all donations go to Friends for Life Animal Shelter.
At 9 p.m., go to JR’s Bar & Grill for Madonnarama, a night celebrating Madonna’s birthday brought to you by Chicago’s own DJ Riley York. Happy Hour until 10 p.m. and includes their famous frozen house margaritas for $3.50.
Sunday, August 15
Kennedy Davenport at Sunday Service
At 11 a.m., ReBar presents its weekly Sunday Service Drag Brunch hosted by Houston’s bearded beauty Blackberri, and featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7 and All Stars Season 3 contestant Kennedy Davenport. Reservations are recommended for the drag-show performances at noon and 2 p.m. Make a reservation here.
Piano in the Afternoon
At 2 p.m., Michael’s Outpost hosts Piano in the Afternoon, a musical event featuring pianist Ben Chavez.
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